New York: Regents’ Leader Says It is Time to Rethink Regents Exams – Education Article

  Chalkbeat’s Philissa Cramer reports that Betty Rosa, Chancellor of the New York Board of Regents, wrote that it is time to reconsider the Regents exams.   Students must pass five Regents exams to graduate high school. New York is one of only 11 states with high school exit exams. Board of Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa published a column in an online newspaperaccessible to members of the New York State School Boards Association suggesting that the state could one day do…

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New York: Is This the Worst Government Statement of Intent Ever? – Education Article

Having worked for nearly two years in the federal bureaucracy, I have learned to decipher government documents (most of the time). But this one, written under the name of New York Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia, is the worst tripe I have ever encountered. I don’t understand it but it doesn’t sound good. It sounds threatening and ominous. I hear the sound of punishment. Missing is any sign of hope or support. Please let me know if you know what…

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